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2023 UEFA Champions League final to be in Istanbul: Source

Istanbul will host the 2023 UEFA Champions League final as Turkey will mark the centenary of the republic's foundation in that year, Anadolu Agency learned on May 14.

A source in the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), who asked not to be named, said an official announcement in this regard is expected soon.

Beşiktaş on brink of Süper Lig title with 7-0 win

Beşiktaş is on the brink of the Turkish Süper Lig title as it had a 7-0 win over Atakaş Hatayspor on matchday 39.

Black Eagles broke the deadlock with an own goal from Babajide Akintola in the second minute at Istanbul's Vodafone Park.

Canadian winger Cyle Larin scored four goals in the 11th, 14th, 55th, and 65th minutes respectively, for the Black-Eagles.

Beşiktaş move to Turkish Cup final with extra time goal

Beşiktaş qualified for the Ziraat Turkish Cup final after defeating Medipol Başakşehir 3-2 in a semifinal clash on March 16. 

Vincent Aboubakar netted the opener for the home side in the 17th minute at Beşiktaş's Vodafone Park, while Domagoj Vida scored a header five minutes later to double the lead in the first half.

Romania's e-commerce market exceeds 7bn euros last year (payment processor)

The local e-commerce market reached 7 billion euros last year, up 36% compared to 2019, according to internal and external data analyzed by PayU, the leader of Romania's online payment market. "E-commerce is one of the fastest growing sectors, and Romania is no exception, registering an accelerated evolution, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which would normally have occurred in years.

Trabzonspor comeback to beat Beşiktaş 2-1

Trabzonspor on Jan. 31 fought hard against Beşiktaş to have a 2-1 victory in a key game in the Turkish Süper Lig.

Beşiktaş scored the opener in the minute 29 as Cameroonian forward Vincent Aboubakar's header beat Trabzonspor goalkeeper Uğurcan Çakır at the Vodafone Park in Istanbul.

This was Aboubakar's 12th league goal in the 2020-21 season.